What Happened on May 6, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • American televangelist Jim Bakker & Rich Dortch dismissed from Assemblies of God
  • Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti
  • Niroslav Milhailovic begins 54 hours of telling jokes
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Moon Geun-young, South Korean actress

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Yun Fat Chow (31) weds Jasmine Tan

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWilliam Casey

William J Casey, director of CIA (1981-87), dies at 73

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey